RoundWay Linear Roller Bearings
Thomson invented the RoundWay® Linear roller bearing for use in high load, heavy duty applications. The RoundWay bearing combines the high load capacity of hardened and ground steel recirculating rollers with a rigid malleable iron mounting block providing high load capacity with smooth linear travel. The chain-connected rollers allow the RoundWay to travel at extremely high speeds in unforgiving, contaminated environments.
- Chain-guided rollers provide travel speeds up to 30 m/s (100 ft/s).
- Bearing mounts self-align in all directions and even allow for slightly out of parallel 60 Case LinearRace ways.
- All-steel construction allows operation in temperatures up to 315 oC (600°F) and maximum system rigidity.
- Available in single mounts or dual "V" mounts that resist side-loading.